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How to Find a Pond leak

By |2022-08-23T17:27:02-04:00August 21st, 2022|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care|

  Finding a Pond Leak Although a little water loss in a Water Feature is normal from evaporation, significant water loss indicates you likely have a leak. It's important to know what to look for if you suspect your pond may be leaking, so here is the procedure we recommend. If the level of your

Overheated Pond?

By |2022-09-14T10:22:30-04:00July 31st, 2022|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Pond Design|

  Record high temperatures across the nation can create a number of challenges for people, pets, plants, and yes, even your pond. You’ll want to keep a close eye on your water garden, especially when the water temperature reaches 80 degrees or higher. When it stays hot outside for a while,  you are at risk

Aquatic Plants Offer Great Benefits

By |2022-09-14T10:22:21-04:00July 8th, 2022|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Pond Design, Ponds 101|

The Importance of Pond Plants Aquatic plants fulfill a variety of ecological roles. They are vital to maintaining a healthy and balanced pond ecosystem. There are four categories of aquatic plants. Submerged plants dig their roots into the pond’s bottom and thrive underwater. Emergent plants are visible primarily above water but are also rooted in

How to Outwit Blue Heron

By |2022-05-23T10:18:39-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

What are pond predators, including heron? They are animals that stalk the fish in your pond. Around the Philadelphia area, heron tend to be the biggest problem. How can you tell predators are stalking?  If you notice fish missing, that’s the most obvious sign.  People also sometimes find half-eaten fish in their pond.  You may

Low Maintenance Pond

By |2022-09-14T10:22:52-04:00May 7th, 2022|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101, Water Features|

Want a Low Maintenance Koi Pond? What makes an Philadelphia low maintenance pond? There are 5 things that make an ecosystem pond run: #1: Low Maintenance Pond Filtration A biological filter, which provides an area for beneficial bacteria to colonize while removing excess nutrients from the water, is one of two types of necessary filtration

Water Garden Plants

By |2022-04-20T10:50:38-04:00April 5th, 2022|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Looking for a way to soften the rocky edges of your pond? Want to add some color and attract beautiful wildlife? Try adding Water Garden Plants! While many people have their own favorite collection of pond plants, there may still be some varieties that you haven’t tried yet. We invite you to consider the following

What to Do with a Hot Pond

By |2021-08-06T12:03:13-04:00July 2nd, 2021|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care, Ponds 101|

Record Heat Can Equal Pond Problems Record high temperatures across the nation create a number of challenges for people, pets, plants, and yes, even your water garden. You’ll want to keep a close eye on your pond, especially when the water temperature reaches 80 degrees or higher. When it stays hot outside for a while,

How, When, and What to Feed Your Pond Fish

By |2021-05-04T19:09:15-04:00April 17th, 2021|Koi Pond, Pond and Fish Care|

The Best Part of Owning a Fish Pond? For many people, it’s the fish. From goldfish to koi to shubunkin, feeding time is always the best time you can have with your fish. This is when they come up close to you and sometimes even let you pet them or, with some training, eat

How to get clean pond water and remove pond algae

By |2020-12-08T16:52:21-05:00December 5th, 2020|Koi Pond|

Most pond owners know the importance of clean pond water.  Not knowing how to get or keep clean pond water can be quite a challenge, but we can help!  Our pond cleaning services can add the finishing touch to your pond. In addition, pond algae seems impossible to control at times.  Algae is the most

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